Chevrolet C1500 Fender Flares
Four Tips to Keep Your Chevrolet C1500 Fender Flares in Tiptop Shape
Your Chevrolet C1500 fender flares protect your car from mud splatters and road debris kicked up by your tires. They provide both style and functionality, making them worth every buck. For you to keep enjoying their benefits, you have to maintain them in superb condition. Here are some ways on how you can properly care for your Chevrolet C1500 fender flares:
- Clean your fender flares periodically.
Cleaning your fender flares doesn't really involve any complicated washing instructions; it's almost the same as washing your car. Most manufacturers recommend that you do this on a weekly basis to maintain their like-new condition. Of course you should also consider your driving habits. If you're a frequent off-roader and filth already became a regular thing over your fender flares, don't wait for the weekly interval to arrive before you clean them off. Feel free to wash your fender flares anytime they get soiled to keep dirt from building up.
- Know which cleaning materials are the best for your fender flares.
Washing your fender flares is easy provided that you have the right cleaning supplies. They're usually made from plastic and come in painted and unpainted types. You should keep in mind that not all cleaners will work for each type of fender flares. So whatever sort of fender flares you have on your car, make sure that you're using cleaning materials that are suitable for its finish.
A mixture of mild cleaner and water is usually enough to get the job done. Use a clean lint-free cloth for scrubbing and drying the surface of your fender flares. It's also recommended to read the label on the backside of the cleaners that you'll be using to find out if they're compatible with a plastic surface. Some cleaning agents contain harsh chemicals that can cause the fender flares' finish to fade prematurely; make sure you steer clear from those.
- Wash them inside and out.
Keeping your fender flares clean isn't just about washing the bits you can see. Always bear in mind that the undersides of your fender flares are the dirtiest, so don't neglect this area. You can clean them by simply scrubbing off dirt and mud. Make sure you do this carefully so as not to scratch the surface of your fender flares. You can also hose off debris to remove them easily before washing the surface using the proper cleaner.